Monthly Archives: January 2014

[misc] A memorable field trip to Naver

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Let’s be honest here folks how many of you can go a day without using google? I know that I certainly am a perfect example of google effect judging only from the way I set google search as my homepage. As hard as not using google may seem,…

High Street Market in Itaewon – Importers of Western Ingredients and Luxuries (Goodbye my first born son)

One of my favorite rituals on payday is to head down to Itaewon, go into a pub, usually my good friend Baby Guinness and order a nice pint of the black stuff, and maybe their chicken tenders with fries. Afterwards, with my new found riches, I head up the hill to High Street Market to find […]

On The Border – Another Chain in Itaewon? Really? Oh well..

As my previous article stated, the Macaroni Market is closed and in its place the popular American Mexican restaurant chain, On The Border, has opened. Now, surprisingly this is not a total disappointment because On The Border has pretty decent Mexican food by Korean standards. So, a couple of Sundays ago, we decided to take […]

The Crow’s Nest in Itaewon – It’s For the Birds…

A good pizza is always difficult to find in the ROK, and since I’ve heard fairly good things about Crow’s Nest, and it was open at noon for lunch, I decided to give it my patronage. Unfortunately, my patronage comes at a price. A very steep price.  How to get there: Take the subway to Itaewon […]

Thank you for the Liebster Award! Please send the prize money to my account now.

This is the first award I’ve won since minor league baseball when I took home the most improved award for the male, 10-11, over 200lbs division. Ah… I feel so proud right now. Thank you so much to Kang Ju-won! He writes an amazing blog called K-Law Guru, which focuses on everything from Korean law […]

Au Revior Mon Amour – Le Saint Ex in Itaewon Is Closing its Doors (UPDATE: Only for One Month – February 2014)

So, after some investigation, it was revealed today by Le Saint Ex’s owner, Benjamin Joinau, that Le Saint Ex will only be closed for the month of February in 2014. This has officially made my week! Tres bien!!

Yongsan Electronic Market and Around – Hunting for the PS4 in Seoul

Well, now that Christmas has come and gone, and the new year is upon us, it’s time to reflect on our gifts this holiday season! If you didn’t get what you want, and have a little extra Christmas money hanging around, it might be time to invest in the next generation of gaming consoles. I’m […]